Sharing passions with future generations is demonstrated through the scholarship endowment honoring the memory of Joe Brisson.
A local athlete and soccer player, Joe had an adventurous spirit and a zest for life that carries on through the high school senior recipients of this scholarship.
What impression will you make? Let's give it forward, together.
The Richard V. and Kimiko O. Williams Endowment was established to support programs and activities in Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties related to Great Lakes maritime heritage, history, and education; stewardship of the Great Lakes; environmental conservation, education, and land use, including recreation.
Grants are awarded through the Fall Grant Cycle. Eligible organizations may include, but are not limited to, the Maritime Heritage Alliance, Inland Seas Education Association, TART Trails, Friends of the Traverse Area District Library, the Grand Traverse Bay Watershed Center, land conservancies, conservation districts, public television and radio stations, etc.
2017 Amount Available: $730